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A 23-year-old female asked:

Hot & irritated feeling in lower back for 2 months on and off. been to dr, says its kidney stone. would the pain last this long?

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Dr. Michael Safir
Urology 32 years experience
Kidney stone: A kidney stone that hasn't started its descent down the ureter can cause months of pain. The pain is typically an aching pain and doesn't resemble the sharp and severe pain associated with passage down the ureter. After excluding other sources of pain, your urologist can discuss minimally invasive strategies to treat the stone.
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Last updated Oct 24, 2019

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